Upcoming Classes & Events

Jan 20
2021
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
   

PubMed: Basic to Advanced Techniques

Instructor(s):
Connie Wong
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Seats left: 18
Discover the secrets of effective PubMed searching in this hands-on workshop. Attendees will learn how to use MeSH, Limits, Clinical Queries, Related Articles, My NCBI, and FindIt@Stanford to locate references, download full-text, and create current awareness profiles quickly and easily. Approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ by the Stanford University ...
Jan 21
2021
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
   

Introduction to Practical Python

Instructor(s):
Cheyenne Payne
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Interested in learning the basics of programming with Python? This class provides a beginner-friendly introduction to Python syntax, data types, and operations.
Jan 21
2021
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
   

Locating Measures, Surveys, and Scales

Instructor(s):
Christopher Stave
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Seats left: 44
Locating quality measurements, surveys, and scales can present significant challenges. This class will highlight resources and search strategies that can improve the likelihood of obtaining a specific measure and/or a review of that measure. We will review the content and capabilities of a number of databases and online repositories, including: ...
Jan 26
2021
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
   

Open Science Reading Group

Instructor(s):
John Borghi
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The Open Science Reading Group is intended to bring together members of the Stanford Medicine community to learn about open science, discuss the application of open science practices in a biomedical context, and meet other members of the community who are interested in (or already are) incorporating open science practices ...
Jan 28
2021
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
   

Enhancing your researcher profile with ORCID

Instructor(s):
John Borghi
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ORCID is a persistent digital identifier that connects you to the work you’ve done. Granting agencies, publishers, research institutions, and other organizations are increasingly requiring ORCID and an ORCID iD can be used to connect and unlock many useful research tools. This workshop will discuss the different uses of ORCID and ...
Jan 29
2021
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
   

Women in Technology Media Discussion Group: Allyship in Action

Instructor(s):
Colleen Cuddy, Shaila Kotadia
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This is a media-based discussion group that addresses issues relevant to Stanford’s Women in Technology group and other Stanford affiliates. We meet quarterly using written word, videos and audio recordings to explore topics. We are always open to new members. This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ ...
Feb 04
2021
2:00 PM – 3:30 PM
   

Literature Reviews Beyond PubMed: Crafting Effective Searches in Other Databases

Instructor(s):
Christopher Stave
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Seats left: 44
At Stanford, we have access to a remarkable array of research literature databases, many of which contain relevant content not included in PubMed. Unfortunately, it’s not always clear how to identify these alternate databases, much less craft effective strategies for searching them. This session is designed to help Stanford faculty, ...
Feb 09
2021
10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
   

Introduction to Research Data Management

Instructor(s):
John Borghi
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Seats left: 41
Your research data is important. In this session, we’ll discuss how to properly store, organize, and document your work to ensure that important data isn’t lost and that you are meeting expectations set by the parties that fund and publish your research. After this session, you’ll have the tools required ...
Feb 17
2021
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
   

Zotero Basics: Software to collect, organize, and share citations

Instructor(s):
Amanda Woodward
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Seats left: 47
Zotero is a free, open-source program for managing references. This half-hour workshop will go over the basics- including adding citations to your Zotero library, organizing your library, and quickly creating bibliographies and citations. To follow along, download Zotero and the Zotero Connector prior to the workshop. Approved for AMA PRA Category ...
Feb 18
2021
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
   

Where to Publish - Evaluating the Fit, Impact, and Quality of Academic Journals

Instructor(s):
Lily Ren
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Journal articles are the primary medium for scientific scholarly communication. Deciding which journal to submit your manuscript to can be a difficult process. There are several criteria to consider before you make the choice such as the aim, scope, and audience of the journal; journal quality and impact; visibility; open ...
Feb 23
2021
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
   

Open Science Reading Group

Instructor(s):
John Borghi
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Seats left: 47
The Open Science Reading Group is intended to bring together members of the Stanford Medicine community to learn about open science, discuss the application of open science practices in a biomedical context, and meet other members of the community who are interested in (or already are) incorporating open science practices ...
Feb 24
2021
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
   

Research Impact Series: Understanding Research Metrics

Instructor(s):
Lily Ren
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Seats left: 46
The Research Impact Series is a series of workshops that focus on the use of research metrics in the sciences to measure the impact of individuals, scholarly articles, and academic journals. In “Understanding Research Metrics,” you will be introduced to the landscape of research metrics and its uses in measuring ...
Mar 03
2021
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
   

Research Impact Series: Maximizing Your Research Impact

Instructor(s):
Lily Ren
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Seats left: 46
Taking charge of your researcher identity is important to distinguish you and your work from other researchers. It allows you to manage and track your research outputs, increase the visibility of your work, and connect all of your contributions. In addition, researcher identifiers, like ORCID iD, are interoperable across research ...
Mar 04
2021
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
   

Keeping Current: Stay Up to Date with the Latest Biomedical Research

Instructor(s):
Christopher Stave
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Seats left: 45
Researchers today confront an enormous and seemingly overwhelming flood of scientific literature, blogs, podcasts, and more. Fortunately, there are some excellent tools that can help you filter and organize the information that best matches your areas of interest. This workshop will provide a close look at: Powerful biology/medicine article recommendation databases ...
Mar 08
2021
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
   

Quick Start: A 60-minute Research Toolkit

Instructor(s):
Connie Wong
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Seats left: 47
The Quick Start Research Toolkit is designed to rapidly orient Stanford students, staff, and faculty to key library resources, tools, and services. After attending this class you will be able to: Efficiently locate and use library materials and services Identify strategies for increasing the impact of your research Organize your citations/PDFs and generate ...
Mar 18
2021
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
   

Data Management in Spreadsheets

Instructor(s):
John Borghi
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Seats left: 39
Do you store data in spreadsheets in Excel or a similar tool? This class covers best practices for working in spreadsheets, keeping them organized, and managing your files and product folders.
Mar 25
2021
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
   

A Brief Introduction to Data Sharing

Instructor(s):
John Borghi
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Seats left: 46
Researchers are increasingly expected to make their data and other research products available to others. This workshop will provide an introduction to research data sharing- from different models of sharing (ie. open sharing vs. controlled access) to the variety of tools available to Stanford affiliates who want or need to ...
Mar 30
2021
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
   

Open Science Reading Group

Instructor(s):
John Borghi
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Seats left: 49
The Open Science Reading Group is intended to bring together members of the Stanford Medicine community to learn about open science, discuss the application of open science practices in a biomedical context, and meet other members of the community who are interested in (or already are) incorporating open science practices ...